Webometric Thoughts

September 13, 2007

Webometrics is addictive!

Filed under: alexa,blogpulse,metrics,technorati,webometrics — admin @ 4:24 pm

Despite knowing the meaninglessness of many the simple web metrics that can be calculated online and the inaccuracies that are inherent in the different tools available, for some reason I find that I am compelled to look at them.

The lack of inlinks or comments is not very surprising for a new blog. Many of the early posts are feeling one’s way, determining what sort of areas are going to be discussed; ‘finding one’s voice’ as the more pretenscious may say. Nonetheless there are already things of note for the addicted webometrician, albeit mostly about the tools themselves:
-Why does Blogpulse claim that I enthusiastically posted 16 posts on the 10th of September when looking at the blog I see I posted twice?
-Why has Technorati failed to index my post on Facebook metrics whilst seemingly indexing every other post?

And most importantly:
-Who is the lone Alexa user who visited three of my pages?

Although Alexa statistics are notoriously hit or miss, as relatively few web users have the software installed and once installed is often labelled spyware, it does allow comparisons between web sites. As an addicted webometrician the ability to compare my own blog with a fellow webometrician’s is too hard to turn down. Webometrics.fi:

Unfortunately I lose this time, but it is still early days….and surely this is the smallest margin possible?

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